The importance of proper nutrition is constantly stressed in the news these days, thanks, in part, to a lot of research on specific diseases, human and genetic development and obesity. We already know that proper nutrition is the foundation of good health for people in all stages of life.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This could be the time to try soothing whatever bad feelings might be lingering 'twixt and among colleagues, friends or family members. But be sure you do so without favoring any side.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Ronald McDonald House will host the Chef of the House Challenge on Aug. 23-29. It will be an "Iron Chef"-inspired fundraiser with a twist - competitors will bring their own challengers. The event, which benefits the Savannah Ronald McDonald House, will feature amateurs and culinary masters with a passion for cooking, grilling and giving back to the community.
State School Superintendent Brad Bryant is accepting applications for the 2010-11 student advisory council.
When it comes to backpack safety, most people tend to think about injuries caused by a heavy backpack or one worn improperly. However, there are other dangers associated with backpacks and caution should be used.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is some sort of bigot. In a speech about the ground zero mosque and religious freedom, Bloomberg stipulated that "it is fair to ask the organizers of the mosque to show some special sensitivity to the situation."
On July 19, I had a dentist appointment to get my teeth cleaned. I go every three months because my gums are bad from childhood neglect, plus I like going to see Erica, my hygienist. She laughs at all of my jokes. Also, I like having clean and shiny teeth, unlike some of my Flounder Creek brethren who prefer a dull shade of green.
SAVANNAH - Students attending Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus have more options than ever in pursuing business career paths by enrolling in the management and supervisory development program. Students may earn an associate's degree, diploma or human resources specialist technical certificate of credit, which is also embedded in the degree.
STATESBORO - Great Dane Trailers will bring 400 jobs to Statesboro.
A new manufacturing facility set to be built will bring the jobs over the next four years. Gov. Sonny Perdue says it's a $33.5 million investment.
Former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal won the state's Republican nomination Tuesday in the primary runoff for governor, but if it was up to Bryan County, his challenger Karen Handel would be on the ballot in November.
Pembroke reportedly won't raise its millage rate in 2011, despite a decline in the city's tax digest of nearly $1.3 million.
Other than some plywood covering the hole in the wall, it was pretty much business as usual for The Children's Village daycare the day after a vehicle ran into the facility near the corner of Hwy. 17 and Harris Trail Road.
The Richmond Hill City Council has put on hold a request from city center management to increase operations at the new facility, citing concerns of creating more competition for local businesses.
Reporters and commentators frequently cite scientists as support for positions. In headlines, scientists assess disasters ("Scientists say Gulf spill is way worse than estimated"), bolster environmental actions ("Scientists say mountaintop mining should be stopped") even to make the obvious official ("Drought grips some of Harris County, scientists say").
The Bryan County Middle School soccer team showed some real improvement this year as Coach Tracy Robinson and Coach Kim Greeson led the charge.
Despite a report to the contrary in the Federal Register, unincorporated Bryan County is compliant with requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program, according to a press release issued Monday by Bryan's planning and zoning department.
Under bright blue skies and balmy temperatures, hundreds of local children got an early start on gathering their Easter candy when they scooped up more than 13,000 candy-filled eggs at the Consumed Church on Longwood Blvd.
State transportation board member Ann Purcell talked road projects Monday as keynote speaker at a breakfast launching Georgia Cities Week in Richmond Hill.
SAVANNAH - International bestselling author Tami Hoag will headline the Savannah Book Festival's spring 2014 event at noon May 8 at The Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island.
MOULTRIE - Today at the breakfast club, not a mention was made of the Ukrainian crisis, the missing Malaysian airliner or Obamacare - nary a word. It was all about small talk. Small talk, but by way of deep thought.
Sometimes life throws us curve balls - situations, circumstances and problems that we just don't know how to handle.
For years, I blamed it on those royal-blue suede high-heel pumps. The ones with the ridiculously tall, spiked heel and absurdly pointed toe. I was 22 when I bought them, 36 when I donated them to the Salvation Army.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.
I don't believe in illness. OK, perhaps I should rephrase that - I don't believe in a minor illness' ability to keep me down. Unless I'm dragging a limb, hospitalized or totally unable to keep food down at all, I refuse to disrupt my ultra-busy daily routine to do silly things like "rest" or "recuperate."
THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will host its annual Spring Historic Communities Council Meeting and cemetery visit Friday.
Editor, The annual Spring Book and Yard Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library on Saturday, April 5, was a resounding success. Although FOL offers books for sale every day in the library, the spring and fall sales are special events that raise the majority of the funds the group contributes to meet the library's needs.
Some of my favorite memories involve time being quiet.
Over 2,000 years ago, there was this one called Jesus Christ who came on the scene in history. He preached, taught and healed the sick. Crowds gathered just to see if he was going to perform another miracle.